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Walton County School District

Curriculum & Instruction Department

  • Crystal Appel

    Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction Department
    E-mail: appelc@walton.k12.fl.us
    Telephone: (850) 892-1100 Ext. 1521


    The Walton County School District's Curriculum and Instruction Department is responsible for academic programs, professional development and student services. In addition to supervision of all Curriuculum and Instruction personnel and programs; specific areas also include Instructional Materials, AdvancED, School Improvement and Accountability, MSID Contact, ESSA school identification data and report cards, provide support for school administration and collaborates with all stakeholders to support the development of goals and objectives of the District Strategic Plan by sharing all relevant program and content area data.

  • Cathy Hall

    Teacher on Special Assignment 
    E-mail:
    hallc@walton.k12.fl.us
    Telephone: (850) 892-1100 ext. 1548

    Assists the Curriulum and Instruction Department by dessemination of legislative information, coaching new Coordinators, providing support to Coordinators with historical information for all programs, manages Renaissance Place/STAR Program, OneRoster instructional materials support, collaborates with all curriculum coordinators to support school improvement efforts, collaborates with district and school staff to ensure data accuracy, and collaborates with colleagues to support development of objectives to meet goals of the District Strategic Plan by sharing all relevant program and content area data, performs other duties as assigned by the Supervisor of Instruction.

  • Chris Brown

    Coordinator
    E-mail: brownc@walton.k12.fl.us
    Telephone: (850) 892-1100 ext. 1515
    Advanced placement, Acceleration Success, SAT/PSAT/ACT, Biophilia, Career and Technical Education to include Secondary Perkins Grant, Title IV, Credit Recovery, Social Studies & Science content support including science fair and academic competitions, STEM and STEAM Projects to include Project Lead the Way, FIRST Lego League and Odyssey of the Mind, Secondary Programs including Graduation Rate, Digital Curriculum and Instruction, K-12 Math, K-12 Science, Textbooks, Code of Conduct and collaborates with all curriculum coordinators to support school improvement efforts, collaborates with district and school staff to ensure data accuracy, assists in the development and implementation of the WCSD Student Progression Plan and WCSD Code of Conduct, plans professional development for related programs, including entering components in ePDC and monitoring follow-up, supervises assigned personnel, conducts annual performance appraisals and submits PAFs, collaborates with colleagues to support development of objectives to meet goals of the District Strategic Plan by sharing all relevant program content area data and performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor of Instruction.

  • Donna Honish

    Coordinator
    E-mail: honishd@walton.k12.fl.us
    Telephone: (850) 892-1100 Ext. 1319

    State Assessments, Attendance, Dropout Prevention, Student Support including student insurance verification, student accident reporting and Guidance Plan, Discipline and SESIR Reporting, Mental Health support, Bright Futures, Talented Twenty, Sunshine & Presidential State Scholars, District database for scholarship award, Student Progression Plan, Home Education, assist with Guidance programs, collaborates with all curriculum coordinators to support school improvement efforts, collaborates with district and school staff to ensure data accuracy, assists in the development and implementation of the WCSD Student Progression Plan and WCSD Code of Conduct, plans professional development for related programs, including entering components in ePDC and monitoring follow-up, supervises assigned personnel, conducts annual performance appraisals and submits PAFs, collaborates with colleagues to support development of objectives to meet goals of the District Strategic Plan by sharing all relevant program and content area data, performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Student Services or Supervisor of Instruction.

  • Jaime Mitchell

    Coordinator
    E-mail:  MitchellJ@walton.k12.fl.us
    Telephone: (850) 892-1100 Ext: 1514

    Coordinates Virtual Programs to include Florida Virtual contract, Walton Virtual and Franchise Manager, Equity, School Choice to include Controlled Open Enrollment, Program Evaluation, Foreign Exchange Program, Foreign Language(s), Title III - ESOL Program and translation services, Textbooks, collaborates with all curriculum coordinators to support school improvement efforts, collaborates with district and school staff to ensure data accuracy, assists in the development and implementation of the WCSD Student Progression Plan and Code of Conduct, plans professional development for related programs, including entering components in ePDC and monitoring follow-up, supervises assigned personnel, conducts annual performance appraisals and submits PAFs, collaborates with colleagues to support development of objectives to meet goals of the District Strategic Plan by sharing all relevant program and content area data and performs other duties as assigned by the Supervisor of Instruction.

  • Keitha Bledsoe

     
    Coordinator
    E-mail:  keitha.bledsoe@walton.k12.fl.us
    Telephone:  (850) 892-1100, ext. 1549

    K-12 Fine Arts programs,including organization, support, scholarship opportunities, and district contact for fine arts activities; Content Integration and Academic Team Support, District Point of Information for web publication, public relations and social media broadcasts.  Collaborates with all curriculum coordinators to support school improvement efforts, collaborates with district and school staff to ensure data accuracy, assists in the development and implementation of the WCSD Student Progression Plan and Code of Conduct, plans professional development for related programs, including entering components in ePDC and monitoring follow-up, collaborates with colleagues to support development of objectives to meet goals of the District Strategic Plan by sharing all relevant program and content area data and performs other duties as assigned by the Supervisor of Instruction. 

  • Kim Stafford

    Coordinator
    Email:  staffordk@walton.k12.fl.us
    Telephone:  (850) 892-1100 ext. 1363

    K-12 Literacy (Reading & Writing), Literacy coaches supervision, K-12 Social Studies, Progess Monitoring Assessments, Media Centers, Textbooks and Literacy Resources, Bilingual Aide Support, Elementary Programs, collaborates with all curriculum coordinators to support school improvement efforts, collaborates with district and school staff to ensure data accuracy, assists in the development and implementation of the WCSD Student Progression Plan and Code of Conduct, plans professional development for related programs, including entering components in ePDC and monitoring follow-up, supervises assigned personnel, conducts annual performance appraisals and submits PAFs, collaborates with colleagues to support development of objectives to meet goals of the District Strategic Plan by sharing all relevant program and content are data and performs other duties as assigned by the Supervisor of Instruction.

  • Lori Hughes

    Coordinator
    E-mail:  HughesL@walton.k12.fl.us
    Telephone: (850) 892-1100 Ext. 1505

    Coordinates District Volunteer Program, Parent Involvement, Community Involvement, Student Mentor Program, Subgroup Populations, Summer Programs, collaborates with all curriculum coordinators to support school improvement efforts, collaborates with district and school staff to ensure data accuracy, assists in the development and implementation of the WCSD Student Progression Plan and Code of Conduct, plans professional development for related programs, including entering components in ePDC and monitoring follow-up, supervises assigned personnel, conducts annual performance appraisals and submits PAFs, collaborates with colleagues to support development of objectives to meet goals of the District Strategic Plan by sharing all relevant program and content area data and performs other duties as assigned by the Supervisor of Instruction.

  • Myca Chandler

    Coordinator
    E-mail:  myca.chandler@walton.k12.fl.us
    Telephone: (850) 892-1100 ext. 1410

    Coordinates federal programs including Title 1, Part A, N & D;  Title II, Part A , and Title IX; assists CFO with comparability, AVID, Professional Learning, Teacher Leader Development, Program Evaluation, New Teacher Induction, Teacher Mentor program, collaborates with all curriculum coordinators to support school improvement efforts, collaborates with district and school staff to ensure data accuracy, assists in the development and implementation of the WCSD Student Progression Plan and Code of Conduct, plans professional development for related programs, including entering components in ePDC and monitoring follow-up, supervises assigned personnel, conducts annual performance appraisals and submits PAFs, collaborates with colleagues to support development of objectives to meet goals of the District Strategic Plan by sharing all relevant program and content are data, performs other duties as assigned by the Supervisor of Instruction.

  • Randy Stafford

    Director of Student Services 
    Email: staffordr@walton.k12.fl.us

    Telephone: (850) 892-1100 Ext. 1827

    Director of Psychological and Mental Health Services, Supervises all Student Services and ESE Department Personnel, Community Liaison who collaborates with social service agencies related to responsibilities (DCF, Region I Taskforce, COPE, Walton County Sheriff's Dept.), MTSS (PS/RtI + PBS) processes and provides guidance through SBIT and PBS contacts, DJJ Transition, K-12 intervention programs for academic and behavioral services and student risk assessment, FLDOE reporting, Office of Civil Rights contact, School Safety Liaison to include YMHFA training; Safe Schools Taskforce and Student threat, risk, & behavior assessments, collaborates with all curriculum coordinators to support school improvement efforts, collaborates with district and school staff to ensure data accuracy, assists in the development and implementation of the WCSD Student Progression Plan and Code of Conduct, plans professional development for related programs, including entering components in ePDC and monitoring follow-up, supervises assigned personnel, conducts annual performance appraisals and submits PAFs, collaborates with colleagues to support development of objectives to meet goals of the District Strategic Plan by sharing all relevant program and content area data and performs other duties as assigned by the Supervisor of Instruction.

  • Stefanie West

    Coordinator
    E-mail:  Stefanie.West@walton.k12.fl.us
    Telephone: (850) 892-1100 Ext, 1825

    Coordinates IEP & 504 Plans, FSAA Administration, McKay Scholarships, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, Visually Impaired Services, Assistive Technology services, Hospital Homebound services, Occupational and Physical Therapy, SWD Parent Involvement ESE student and tranisitons and placement, Gifted and Talented Program, Medicaid Reimbursements, assists with Mental Health, Academic and Behavioral Interventions and Programs, Supervises Staffing Specialists and Speech Language Pathologists, collaborates with district and school staff to ensure data accuracy, assists in the development and implementation of the WCSD Student Progression Plan and Code of Conduct, plans professional development for related programs, including entering components in ePDC and monitoring follow-up, supervises assigned personnel, conducts annual performance appraisals and submits PAFs, collaborates with colleagues to support development of objectives to meet goals of the District Strategic Plan by sharing all relevant program and content area data and performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Student Services or Supervisor of Instruction.